Caught on Camera, Man Offers Two Columbia Minors Money for Indecent Proposal

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COLUMBIA, MD – Police were able to capture a child predator who had offered two teenage girls money earlier in the morning. Luckily, the girls thought quickly and could take a picture of the man before leaving him.

Richard Morgan, 32, of an unknown address, was charged with two counts of solicitation of a minor after officers spotted him walking in the area of 10900 block of Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia around 4:35 p.m.

According to police, “Two 14-year-old girls reported to police that a man had approached them and offered money for sex near Swansfield Pool around 9 a.m. The girls took a picture of the suspect before leaving the area and calling police.”

Officers located Morgan after following up on tips from social media after investigators released his photo today.